Historical Dictionary of Australia

Editors: Abjorensen, Norman and Docherty, James C.
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-4422-4501-3
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 4
Book Status: Available
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This fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Australia covers its history through entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture.

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Table of Contents

  • Editor's Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acronyms and Abbreviations
  • Currency and Measurement Units
  • Chronology
  • Introduction
  • A
  • ABBOTT, ANTHONY JOHN “TONY” (1957– ).
  • ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER COMMISSION (ATSIC).
  • ABORIGINAL ART.
  • ABORIGINES.
  • ACCORD.
  • AC/DC.
  • ADELAIDE.
  • ADOPTION.
  • AGE.
  • AGRICULTURE.
  • AIRLINES.
  • ALCOHOL.
  • ALICE SPRINGS.
  • ALL FOR AUSTRALIA LEAGUE.
  • ALUMINUM.
  • ANDERSON, JOHN (1893–1962).
  • ANGLICANISM.
  • “ANGRY PENGUINS.”
  • ANGUS, ROBERTSON,.
  • ANTARCTICA.
  • ANZAC.
  • ANZAC PACT.
  • ANZUS TREATY.
  • ARAFURA SEA.
  • ARCHIBALD, JULES FRANÇOIS (1856–1919).
  • ARCHITECTURE.
  • ARMED FORCES.
  • ARNOTT,'S.
  • ARTISTS.
  • ASIA-PACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION (APEC).
  • ASSIGNMENT SYSTEM.
  • ASYLUM SEEKERS.
  • AUSTRALIA.
  • AUSTRALIA DAY.
  • AUSTRALIA FIRST MOVEMENT.
  • AUSTRALIA PARTY (AP).
  • AUSTRALIAN.
  • AUSTRALIAN BALLET.
  • AUSTRALIAN BALLOT.
  • AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION (ABC).
  • AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (ACT).
  • AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY (ACCI).
  • AUSTRALIAN COLONIES GOVERNMENT ACT.
  • Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
  • AUSTRALIAN CONSTITUTION.
  • AUSTRALIAN COUNCIL OF TRADE UNIONS (ACTU).
  • AUSTRALIAN DEMOCRACY.
  • AUSTRALIAN DEMOCRATS.
  • AUSTRALIAN ENGLISH.
  • AUSTRALIAN FLAG.
  • AUSTRALIAN HISTORIOGRAPHY.
  • AUSTRALIAN HONORS SYSTEM.
  • AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE (AIF).
  • AUSTRALIAN INDUSTRY GROUP (AiGroup).
  • AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY (ALP).
  • AUSTRALIAN LEGEND, THE.
  • AUSTRALIAN MANUFACTURING WORKERS’ UNION (AMWU).
  • AUSTRALIAN MUTUAL PROVIDENT SOCIETY (AMP).
  • AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY (ANU).
  • AUSTRALIAN NATIVES’ ASSOCIATION (ANA).
  • AUSTRALIAN PATRIOTIC ASSOCIATION (APA).
  • AUSTRALIAN PLATE.
  • AUSTRALIAN RESEARCH COUNCIL (ARC).
  • AUSTRALIAN RULES.
  • AUSTRALIAN SECRET INTELLIGENCE SERVICE (ASIS).
  • AUSTRALIAN SECURITY INTELLIGENCE ORGANISATION (ASIO).
  • AUSTRALIAN SETTLEMENT.
  • AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S WEEKLY (AWW).
  • AUSTRALIAN WORKERS’ UNION (AWU).
  • AVIATION.
  • AWARDS.
  • AYERS’ ROCK.
  • B
  • BALLARAT.
  • BANK OF NEW SOUTH WALES.
  • BANKING.
  • BANKS, JOSEPH (1743–1820).
  • BARTON, EDMUND (1849–1929).
  • BARWICK, GARFIELD EDWARD JOHN (1903–1997).
  • BASIC WAGE.
  • BASS, GEORGE (1771–1803).
  • BASS STRAIT.
  • “BATTLE OF BRISBANE.”
  • BATTLERS.
  • BAUXITE.
  • BEAN, CHARLES EDWIN WOODROW (1879–1968).
  • BEER.
  • BELL, CHARLES (1960–2005).
  • BELL, GRAEME EMERSON (1914–2012).
  • BENDIGO.
  • BHP-BILLITON.
  • BIGGE REPORTS.
  • BJELKE-PETERSEN, JOHANNES (1911–2005).
  • BLACKBIRDING.
  • BLACKBURN, ELIZABETH HELEN (1948– ).
  • BLAINEY, GEOFFREY [NORMAN] (1930– ).
  • BLIGH, WILLIAM.
  • BLUE MOUNTAINS.
  • BODGIES AND WIDGIES.
  • BODYLINE TOUR.
  • BOER WAR.
  • BONNER, NEVILLE [THOMAS] (1922–1999).
  • BOOMERANG.
  • BORRIE, WILFRED DAVID [“MICK”] (1913–2000).
  • BOYD, ROBIN [GERARD PENLEIGH] (1919–1971).
  • “BRADDON BLOT.”
  • BRADMAN, DONALD [GEORGE] (1908–2001).
  • BRAGG, WILLIAM HENRY (1862–1942)
  • BRISBANE.
  • BRITAIN.
  • BROKEN HILL PROPRIETARY COMPANY LIMITED (BHP).
  • BRONHILL, JUNE [GOUGH, JUNE] (1929–2005).
  • BRUCE, STANLEY MELBOURNE (1883–1967).
  • BUDDHISM.
  • BULLETIN.
  • “BUNYIP ARISTOCRACY.”
  • BURCHETT, WILFRED (1911–1983).
  • BURKE AND WILLS EXPEDITION.
  • BURNET, [FRANK] MACFARLANE (1899–1985).
  • BUSH, THE.
  • BUSHFIRES.
  • BUSHRANGERS.
  • BUSINESS COUNCIL OF AUSTRALIA (BCA).
  • BUTLIN, NOEL GEORGE (1921–1991).
  • C
  • CAIRNS.
  • CAIRNS GROUP OF FAIR TRADERS IN AGRICULTURE.
  • CANBERRA.
  • CANNING STOCK ROUTE.
  • CAPITAL PUNISHMENT.
  • CARERS.
  • CASEY, RICHARD GARDINER (1890–1976).
  • CASTLE HILL REBELLION.
  • CATHOLICISM.
  • CELTS.
  • CENSORSHIP.
  • CENSUS.
  • CHANAK CRISIS.
  • CHIEF MINISTER.
  • CHIFLEY, [JOSEPH] BEN [BENEDICT] (1885–1951).
  • CHILDE, VERE GORDON (1882–1957).
  • CHINA.
  • CHINESE.
  • CHISHOLM, CAROLINE (1808–1877).
  • CHURCH OF ENGLAND.
  • CITIZENSHIP AND NATURALIZATION.
  • CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS.
  • CLARK, [CHARLES] MANNING [HOPE] (1915–1991).
  • CLIMATE.
  • CLIMATE CHANGE.
  • COAL.
  • COBB AND CO.
  • COGHLAN, TIMOTHY AUGUSTINE (1855–1926).
  • COLD WAR.
  • COLES.
  • COLONIAL/STATE GOVERNOR.
  • COLONIES.
  • COMMONWEALTH BANK.
  • COMMONWEALTH OF NATIONS.
  • COMMONWEALTH SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH ORGANISATION (CSIRO).
  • COMMONWEALTH–STATE RELATIONS.
  • COMMUNIST PARTY OF AUSTRALIA (CPA).
  • COMPULSORY VOTING.
  • CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION.
  • CONFEDERATION OF AUSTRALIAN INDUSTRY (CAI).
  • CONSCRIPTION.
  • CONSTITUTION.
  • CONVICTS.
  • COOK, JAMES (1728–1779).
  • COOK, JOSEPH (1860–1947).
  • COOMBS, “NUGGET” [HERBERT COLE] (1906–1997).
  • CORAL SEA, BATTLE OF THE.
  • CORNFORTH, JOHN WARCUP (1917–2013).
  • CORROBOREE.
  • CORRUPTION.
  • Council of Australian Governments (COAG).
  • COUNTRY WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION (CWA).
  • CRICKET.
  • CRIME.
  • CROATIANS.
  • CULTURAL CRINGE.
  • CULTURE.
  • CURRENCY.
  • CURRENCY LADS AND LASSES.
  • CURTIN, JOHN JOSEPH (1885–1945).
  • D
  • DART, RAYMOND ARTHUR (1893–1988).
  • DARWIN.
  • DAVID, [TANNATT WILLIAM] EDGEWORTH (1858–1934).
  • DEAKIN, ALFRED (1856–1919).
  • DEFENCE OF GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS (DOGS).
  • DEFENSE.
  • DEMOCRATIC LABOR PARTY (DLP).
  • DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF TIMOR-LESTE.
  • DENNIS, C[LARENCE MICHAEL] J[AMES] (1876–1938).
  • DEPRESSION.
  • DESERTS.
  • DIAMONDS.
  • DICTATION TEST.
  • DISMISSAL, THE.
  • DIVORCE.
  • DOHERTY, PETER CHARLES (1940– ).
  • DREAMTIME.
  • DROUGHT.
  • DUNSTAN, DON [DONALD ALLAN] (1926–1999).
  • DUNTROON.
  • “DUSTY, SLIM” [KIRKPATRICK, DAVID GORDON] (1927–2003).
  • E
  • EAST TIMOR.
  • EASYBEATS, THE.
  • ECCLES, JOHN CAREW (1903–1997).
  • ECONOMIC RATIONALISM.
  • ECONOMY.
  • EDUCATION.
  • EGGLESTON, FREDERIC WILLIAM (1875–1954).
  • EIGHT-HOUR DAY.
  • EL NIÑO.
  • ELECTORAL SYSTEM.
  • EMANCIPISTS.
  • EMIGRATION.
  • EMPLOYERS’ ASSOCIATIONS.
  • ENERGY.
  • ENVIRONMENT.
  • EUREKA STOCKADE.
  • EUROPEAN UNION (EU).
  • EVATT, HERBERT VERE (1894–1965).
  • EXPLORATION.
  • EYRE, EDWARD JOHN (1815–1901).
  • F
  • “FACELESS MEN.”
  • FADDEN, ARTHUR WILLIAM (1895–1973).
  • FAMILY FIRST.
  • FEDERAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL.
  • FEDERATED MISCELLANEOUS WORKERS’ UNION (FMWU).
  • FEDERATION.
  • FILMS.
  • FIRST FLEET.
  • FISHER, ANDREW (1862–1928).
  • FLAG.
  • FLEAY, DAVID [HOWELLS] (1907–1993).
  • FLINDERS, MATTHEW (1774–1814).
  • FLOREY, HOWARD WALTER (1898–1968).
  • FORDE, FRANCIS MICHAEL, “FRANK” (1890–1983).
  • FOREIGN INVESTMENT.
  • FOREIGN POLICY.
  • FOREIGN RELATIONS.
  • FRANCE.
  • FRANCHISE.
  • FRASER, [JOHN] MALCOLM (1930– ).
  • FREE SELECTION.
  • FREE TRADE.
  • FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (FOI).
  • FREEDOM RIDE.
  • “FUSION” LIBERAL PARTY.
  • G
  • GALLIPOLI.
  • GAMBLING.
  • GEELONG.
  • GENDER EQUALITY.
  • GERMANS.
  • GIBBS, [CECILIA] MAY (1877–1969).
  • GILLARD, JULIA EILEEN (1961– ).
  • GINGER MEGGS.
  • GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS (GFC).
  • GOLD.
  • GOLD COAST.
  • GOLDEN MILE.
  • Good Neighbour Council.
  • GOODS AND SERVICES TAX (GST).
  • GORTON, JOHN [GREY] (1911–2002).
  • GOVERNOR-GENERAL.
  • GOVERNORS.
  • GRAINGER, [GEORGE] PERCY (1882–1961).
  • GRATTAN, C[LINTON] HARTLEY (1902–1980).
  • GREAT ARTESIAN BASIN.
  • GREAT AUSTRALIAN BIGHT.
  • GREAT BARRIER REEF.
  • GREAT BRITAIN.
  • GREAT WHITE FLEET.
  • GREEKS.
  • GREEN BANS.
  • GREENS, THE.
  • GREER, GERMAINE (1939– ).
  • GREGG, NORMAN [MCALISTER] (1892–1966).
  • GRIFFIN, WALTER BURLEY (1876–1937).
  • H
  • HANCOCK, [WILLIAM KEITH] (1898–1988).
  • HANSON, PAULINE.
  • HARVESTER JUDGMENT.
  • HAWKE, “BOB” [ROBERT JAMES LEE] (1929– ).
  • HEALTH AND MEDICAL SERVICES.
  • HEIDELBERG SCHOOL.
  • HELPMANN, ROBERT [MURRAY] (1909–1986).
  • HENDERSON, RONALD FRANK (1917–1994).
  • HERBERT, [ALFRED FRANCIS] XAVIER (1901–1984).
  • HIGH COURT OF AUSTRALIA.
  • HILLS HOIST.
  • HOBART.
  • HOLT, HAROLD EDWARD (1908–1967).
  • HOME OWNERSHIP.
  • HOPE, A. D. [ALEC DERWENT] (1907–2000).
  • HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
  • HOWARD, JOHN WINSTON (1939– ).
  • HUGHES, ROBERT STUDLEY FORREST (1938–2012).
  • HUGHES, WILLIAM MORRIS (1862–1952).
  • HUMAN RIGHTS.
  • HUMPHRIES, JOHN BARRY (1934– ).
  • I
  • IMMIGRATION.
  • INDIAN OCEAN.
  • INDO-AUSTRALIAN PLATE.
  • INDONESIA.
  • INDUSTRIAL TRIBUNALS.
  • INGAMELLS, REX [REGINALD CHARLES] (1913–1955).
  • INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS (IPA).
  • INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARIES.
  • INTERNMENT.
  • INTERSTATE MIGRATION.
  • INVESTMENT, FOREIGN.
  • IRISH.
  • IRON AND STEEL.
  • IRON ORE.
  • IRRIGATION.
  • ISLAM.
  • ITALIANS.
  • J
  • JAPAN.
  • JINDYWOROBAKS.
  • JUDAISM.
  • K
  • KAKADU NATIONAL PARK.
  • KALGOORLIE.
  • KANAKAS.
  • KANGAROOS AND WALLABIES.
  • KEATING, PAUL JOHN (1944– ).
  • KELLY, “NED” [EDWARD] (1855–1880).
  • KENEALLY, THOMAS MICHAEL (1935– ).
  • KINGSFORD SMITH, CHARLES EDWARD (1897–1935).
  • KOREA.
  • KYABRAM REFORM MOVEMENT.
  • L
  • LABOR DISPUTES.
  • LABOR FORCE.
  • LABOR PARTY.
  • LABOR UNIONS.
  • LABOUR DAY.
  • LAKE MUNGO.
  • LAND SETTLEMENT.
  • LANG, JACK [JOHN THOMAS] (1876–1975).
  • LANG, JOHN DUNMORE (1799–1878).
  • LANGUAGE.
  • LASSETER,'S REEF.
  • LAWLER, RAY [RAYMOND EVENOR] (1921– ).
  • LAWRENCE, CARMEN MARY (1948– ).
  • LAWSON, HENRY (1867–1922).
  • LEGAL SYSTEM.
  • LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.
  • LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
  • LEICHHARDT, [FRIEDRICH WILHELM] LUDWIG (1813–1848).
  • LEND LEASE.
  • LEWIS, ESSINGTON (1881–1961).
  • LIBERAL PARTY OF AUSTRALIA.
  • LINDRUM, WALTER ALBERT (1898–1960).
  • LINDSAY, NORMAN ALFRED WILLIAM (1879–1969).
  • LITERATURE.
  • LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
  • LONG SERVICE LEAVE.
  • LUCKY COUNTRY, THE.
  • LYONS, ENID MURIEL (1897–1981).
  • LYONS, JOSEPH ALOYSIUS (1879–1939).
  • M
  • MABO JUDGMENT.
  • MACKELLAR, [ISOBEL MARIAN] DOROTHEA (1885–1968).
  • MACKERRAS, [ALAN] CHARLES [MACLAURIN] (1925–2010).
  • MACKILLOP, MARY HELEN (1842–1909).
  • MACQUARIE, LACHLAN (1762–1824).
  • MAHON, HUGH (1857–1931).
  • MALAYSIA.
  • MANNIX, DANIEL (1864–1963).
  • MANUFACTURING.
  • MARITIME STRIKE.
  • MATESHIP.
  • MAWSON, DOUGLAS (1882–1958).
  • MAY, ROBERT MCCREDIE (1936– ).
  • MAYO, [GEORGE] ELTON (1880–1949).
  • MCEWEN, JOHN (1900–1980).
  • MCMAHON, WILLIAM (1908–1988).
  • MEANJIN.
  • MEDIA.
  • MELBA, NELLIE (1861–1931).
  • MELBOURNE.
  • MELBOURNE CUP.
  • MELBOURNE–SYDNEY RIVALRY.
  • MENZIES, ROBERT GORDON (1894–1978).
  • METAL TRADES INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION (MTIA).
  • METHODISM.
  • MINERAL SANDS.
  • MINING.
  • MIN MIN LIGHT.
  • MITCHELL, THOMAS LIVINGSTONE (1792–1855).
  • MONASH, JOHN (1865–1931).
  • MOOREHEAD, ALAN MCCRAE (1910–1983).
  • MORMONISM.
  • MURDOCH, [KEITH] RUPERT (1931– ).
  • MURPHY, LIONEL KEITH (1922–1986).
  • MURRAY, LESLIE ALLAN, “LES” (1938– ).
  • MURRAY RIVER.
  • MUSIC.
  • MYALL CREEK MASSACRE.
  • N
  • NAMATJIRA, ALBERT (1902–1959).
  • NATIONAL ANTHEM.
  • NATIONAL FARMERS’ FEDERATION (NFF).
  • NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA (NGA).
  • NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DRAMATIC ART (NIDA).
  • NATIONAL LIBRARY OF AUSTRALIA (NLA).
  • NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AUSTRALIA.
  • NATIONAL TRUST OF AUSTRALIA.
  • NATIONALISM.
  • NATIONALIST PARTY.
  • NATURALIZATION.
  • NEW AUSTRALIA.
  • “NEW AUSTRALIANS.”
  • NEWCASTLE.
  • NEW GUARD.
  • NEW GUINEA.
  • NEW RIGHT.
  • NEW SOUTH WALES.
  • NEW ZEALAND.
  • NICKEL.
  • NOLAN, SIDNEY ROBERT (1917–1992).
  • NORFOLK ISLAND.
  • NORTHERN TERRITORY (NT).
  • NOSSAL, GUSTAV JOSEPH VICTOR (1931– ).
  • NULLARBOR PLAIN.
  • O
  • OLIPHANT, MARK [MARCUS LAURENCE ELWIN] (1901–2000).
  • OLYMPIC GAMES.
  • ON THE BEACH.
  • ONE NATION PARTY.
  • OPERA.
  • ORD RIVER.
  • OUTBACK.
  • OVERLAND TELEGRAPH.
  • OVERLANDERS.
  • OZ magazine.
  • P
  • PACIFIC OCEAN.
  • PACKER, KERRY
  • PAGE, EARLE CHRISTMAS GRAFTON (1880–1961).
  • PAINTING.
  • PALMER, CLIVE (1954– ).
  • PALMER, [EDWARD VIVIAN] VANCE (1885–1959).
  • PALMER UNITED PARTY (PUP).
  • PAPUA NEW GUINEA.
  • PARKES, HENRY (1815–1896).
  • PARLIAMENT.
  • PASSMORE, JOHN ARTHUR (1914–2004).
  • PATERSON, FREDERICK WOOLNOUGH (1897–1977).
  • PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (PRC).
  • PERFORMING ARTS.
  • PERKINS, CHARLES NELSON (1936–2000).
  • PERTH.
  • PETROLEUM.
  • PETROV AFFAIR.
  • PFALZ.
  • PHAR LAP.
  • PLAYFORD, THOMAS (1896–1981).
  • POLICE STRIKE.
  • POLITICAL PARTIES.
  • POLITICAL SYSTEM.
  • POLITICAL VIOLENCE.
  • POPULATION.
  • POSTWAR RECONSTRUCTION.
  • PREMIER.
  • PRESBYTERIANISM.
  • PRESS.
  • PRIMARY SECTOR.
  • PRIME MINISTER.
  • PRITCHARD, KATHERINE SUSANNAH (1883–1969).
  • PROTECTION.
  • Q
  • QANTAS.
  • QUEENSLAND.
  • R
  • RABBIT-PROOF FENCE.
  • RADCLIFFE-BROWN, ALFRED REGINALD (1881–1955).
  • RADIO.
  • RAILROADS.
  • REFERENDUM.
  • REID, GEORGE HOUSTON (1845–1918).
  • RELIGION.
  • REPUBLICANISM.
  • RETURNED SERVICES LEAGUE (RSL).
  • RICHARDSON, HENRY HANDEL (1870–1946).
  • RIDLEY,'S STRIPPER.
  • RINEHART, GEORGINA HOPE “GINA” (1954– ).
  • ROADS.
  • ROBERTS, TOM [THOMAS WILLIAM,] (1856–1931).
  • ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE (RAAF).
  • ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY (RAN).
  • ROYAL FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE.
  • RUDD, KEVIN MICHAEL (1957– ).
  • “RUM REBELLION.”
  • RURAL AUSTRALIA.
  • RURAL SUICIDE.
  • S
  • SANTAMARIA, BARTHOLOMEW AUGUSTINE (1915–1998).
  • SCHMIDT, BRIAN PAUL (1967– ).
  • SCHOOL OF THE AIR.
  • SCOTS.
  • SCIENCE.
  • SCULLIN, JAMES HENRY (1876–1953).
  • SCULTHORPE, PETER (1929–2014).
  • SECONDARY SECTOR.
  • SECRET BALLOT.
  • SEIDLER, HARRY (1923–2006).
  • SENATE.
  • SERVICES SECTOR.
  • SHARK ATTACKS.
  • SHEEP AND WOOL.
  • SHEFFIELD SHIELD.
  • SHENANDOAH INCIDENT.
  • SHIPPING.
  • SINGER, PETER ALFRED DAVID (1946– ).
  • SIX O'CLOCK SWILL.
  • SLESSOR, KENNETH ADOLPH (1901–1971).
  • SLY GROG.
  • SMART, [FRANK] JEFFREY [EDSON] (1921–2013).
  • SMITH, BERNARD WILLIAM (1916–2011).
  • SNOWY MOUNTAINS SCHEME.
  • SOCIAL SECURITY.
  • SOLDIER SETTLEMENT.
  • SOUTH AFRICA.
  • SOUTH AUSTRALIA.
  • SOUTH PACIFIC FORUM.
  • SOUTHERN OCEAN.
  • SPANISH INFLUENZA PANDEMIC.
  • SPENCE, WILLIAM GUTHRIE (1846–1926).
  • SPORT.
  • SQUATTING.
  • STATE AID.
  • STATES.
  • STATUTE OF WESTMINSTER.
  • STAWELL GIFT.
  • STEAD, CHRISTINA ELLEN (1902–1983).
  • STEWART, DOUGLAS ALEXANDER (1913–1985).
  • STOCK MARKET.
  • STOLEN GENERATIONS.
  • STRIKES.
  • STUART, JOHN MCDOUALL (1815–1866).
  • STUMP JUMP PLOW.
  • STURT, CHARLES (1795–1869).
  • SUBURBIA.
  • SUNSHINE COAST.
  • SUTHERLAND, JOAN (1926–2010).
  • SYDNEY.
  • SYDNEY HARBOR BRIDGE.
  • SYDNEY–MELBOURNE RIVALRY.
  • SYDNEY MORNING HERALD.
  • SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE.
  • SYDNEY PUSH.
  • SYME, DAVID (1827–1908).
  • T
  • TAMPA INCIDENT.
  • TANGNEY, DOROTHY (1911–1985).
  • TARIFFS.
  • TASMAN SEA.
  • TASMANIA.
  • TASMANIAN TIGER.
  • TAXATION.
  • TAYLOR, [THOMAS] GRIFFITH (1880–1963).
  • TELECOMMUNICATIONS.
  • TELEVISION.
  • TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT.
  • TERRITORIES.
  • TERRORISM.
  • THEATRE.
  • THINK TANKS.
  • TIMOR SEA.
  • TIMOR SEA TREATY.
  • TORRENS TITLE.
  • TORRES STRAIT.
  • TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERS.
  • TOURISM.
  • TOWNSVILLE.
  • TRADE.
  • TRADE DIVERSION.
  • TRADE PRACTICES ACT.
  • TRADE UNIONS.
  • TRANSPORTATION.
  • TUCKER, ALBERT (1914–1999).
  • U
  • ULURU.
  • UNAIPON, DAVID (1872–1967).
  • UNITED AUSTRALIA PARTY (UAP).
  • UNITED KINGDOM.
  • UNITED NATIONS (UN).
  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
  • UNITED VOICE.
  • UNITING CHURCH OF AUSTRALIA.
  • UNIVERSITIES.
  • URANIUM.
  • URBANIZATION.
  • V
  • VEGEMITE.
  • VICTORIA.
  • VIETNAM.
  • VINE, CARL (1954– ).
  • W
  • WAR.
  • WARREN, DAVID RONALD DE MEY (1925–2010).
  • WATSON, JOHN CHRISTIAN, “CHRIS” (1867–1941).
  • WEALTH AND INCOME.
  • WEIR, PETER (1944– ).
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  • WEST, MORRIS LANGLO (1916–1999).
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  • WILLIAMSON, DAVID KEITH (1942– ).
  • WILMOT, “CHESTER” [REGINALD WILLIAM WINCHESTER] (1911–1954).
  • WINE.
  • WOLFENSOHN, JAMES DAVID (1933– ).
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  • WOMEN.
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  • WORLD WAR I (1914–1918).
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  • WRIGHT, JUDITH ARUNDELL (1915–2000).
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  • YEOMANS, P. A. [PERCIVAL ALFRED] (1905–1984).
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